Professor Anton Krige

Consultant Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia, Speciality lead for Anaesthesia NIHR greater Manchester CRNSchool of Medicine and Dentistry

Anton is an active clinical researcher and research leader locally and nationally. Current projects focus on perioperative care, heart rate variability and analgesia for abdominal surgery in perioperative medicine and ketone esters in intensive care medicine. He is a recognised national expert in analgesia for major abdominal surgery and lectures at international conferences on this theme and conceived of and edited a textbook along with authoring chapters on the subject. Anton is an innovator within ICU, perioperative medicine and the wider hospital with many successful NHS projects since the start of his NHS Consultant career. When Enhanced Recovery after Surgery launched across the NHS in 2012 he was recognised as a regional expert and co-opted onto the Strategic Health Authority board leading the roll out across the North West region. Under Anton's 8 year tenure as Director of R&D at East Lancashire Teaching Hospitals (ELHT) he was instrumental in establishing strong research links and collaborations with UCLan academics and at a board level.